Lori Parsons

Assistant Professor and Director, Vet Tech Program

Department of Animal Science and Aquaculture

Email: lori.parsons@dal.ca
Phone: (902) 893.6648
Mailing Address: 
Department of Animal Science and Aquaculture
Faculty of Agriculture
Agricultural Campus
PO Box 550
Truro, NS, B2N 5E3


  • BSc (Agr), Animal Science, NSAC
  • Dr. of Veterinary Medicine, Atlantic Veterinary College

Research interests

  • Shelter medicine
  • Veterinary technician education and utilization/ Adult Education
  • Exploration of Companion animal breed specific diseases
  • Veterinary Inspection (Meat Hygiene)
  • Camelid medicine


  • VTEC0114 Fundamentals in veterinary Technology I
  • VTEC0124 Fundamentals in veterinary Technology II
  • VTEC0224 Fundamentals in veterinary Technology IV
  • VTEC0111 Animal medicine and Nursing I
  • VTEC0115 Anatomy and physiology I
  • VTEC0125 Anatomy and physiology II
  • Clinical instructor (head veterinarian) in Clinical Exercises


  • Canadian Veterinary Medical Association - 1996- current
  • Nova Scotia Veterinary Medical Association - current
  • Association of Veterinary Technician Educators - 2008- current


  • Animal Care and use committee- Veterinary consultant , regular member (Veterinarian)
  • Instructional development committee - Secretary
  • Honourary Awards - Chair
  • Veterinary technician club - Faculty Advisor
  • Head veterinarian for Boulden building VT program Animal Hospital